Halloween survey results: Split responses on participation plans

25% of respondents say trick-or-treating should be canceled

Kids out trick-or-treating for Halloween. (Pexels)

Here are the results from our Halloween survey of ClickOnDetroit readers.


  • This survey was conducted online between Oct. 28 and Oct. 29, 2020.
  • 535 people filled out the survey.
  • Participants were given questions will multiple choice answers and an option to elaborate on their Halloween plans.
  • Ages 36-45 represents 37% of the respondents (199 people in this age group -- see age group breakdown below).
  • 73% of respondents are female.

Key findings:

  • 50% of respondents said they will be trick-or-treating this Halloween.
  • 50% of respondents also said they will not be handing out candy this Halloween.
  • 73% of respondents said they will wear a protective mask if they do participate in trick-or-treating or handing out candy.
  • Only 25% of respondents, meanwhile, said Halloween trick-or-treating should be canceled in their neighborhood this year.

Here are the full results of the survey:

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